Dormition

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Synonyms for Dormition

celebration in the Eastern Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended

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Investigations in the Church of Dormition of the Theotokos in 2005
In 2005, Andres Tvauri directed archaeological investigations at the site of the current Orthodox Church of Dormition of the Theotokos (la Magasini Street).
The investigated area lies in close proximity of the territory of the Church of Dormition of the Theotokos, on the western side of Magasini Street.
An excavation plot of ca 80 m2 was erected in 1966 under the direction of Vilma Trummal ca 100 m north of the Church of Dormition of the Theotokos, at the eastern side of Magasini Street, in the yard of the house at 37 Lai Street (Trummal 1970).
The find-spot of the plate tile fragment lies ca 300 m northeast of the territory of the Church of Dormition of the Theotokos.
This is the westernmost find-spot of production waste of the workshop under consideration so far, situated ca 150 m west of the Church of Dormition of the Theotokos.
9) was found in 1993 from the cable trench in front of the priest's house of the Church of Dormition of the Theotokos.
The production of the workshop of Johann Rehn can be best characterised on the basis of the sherds of production waste, gathered from the cable trench in front of the priest's house of the Church of Dormition of the Theotokos in 1993.
A similar fragment of a ceramic sieve, but with yellow glaze was found from the mixed layer in the trench for water and sewerage pipelines at Magasini Street, in front of the Church of Dormition of the Theotokos.
The wasters found from the cable trench by the Church of Dormition of the Theotokos in 1993 have mostly been spoilt during secondary baking, as these were already glazed, or drops of glaze can be seen on their surface.
For example, close parallels to redware platters with polychrome paintings, found in front of the priest's house of the Church of Dormition of the Theotokos in 1993, can be seen among the finds collected from the 17th-18th century cultural layer of Vo11amde (Gallons Hill) suburb of Tallinn (AI 6011: 119).